(UPDATED) Tornado Watch off for SLP

Less severe storms are expected to linger.

A tornado watch in Hennepin County has been lifted, though less severe storms are expected to continue throughout the week.

The National Weather Service issued the watch around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

While the most severe weather may have passed, expect to see strong storms continue in the Twin Cities Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. Some of these storms could produce wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph, as well as hail.

Thunderstorms remain in the forecast throughout the week, the NWS reports.

Visit this federal resource for tips to stay safe during natural disasters, and stay tuned to Patch for storm updates.


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